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At what mile does your body stop yelling " OH the Pain, O...

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For me, the first 2 miles of running sucks.  The whole time my body is saying "Why in the hell do you do this, you know it is going to hurt?"  Then  at about mile 2 my body gives up and probalby says "Screw you, you're obviously not going to listen, go ahea...

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same for me - 1st couple of miles feel like a lot of conscious effort, after that it all just seems to get easier and the running happens almost without me thinking about it - then its all good :-)


Daft Idea

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Is there anyone willing to go for a dip in the sea or local swimming area on Christmas morning or New Years day. I am planning on doing both Daft things without a wetsuit......wish I was in Australia

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I can just imagine the sheer panic ...........where is the I live in Ireland    


Is there any real benefit in Planking for up to 5mins?

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I'm doing a month Planking challenge 30secs to 5minutes; Currently at 2 minutes. I'm finding 2 mins pretty tough and cannot imagine holding it for 5 minutes! Just wondered if (after I finish the challenge; I will give it my best shot) it may be more benefic...

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No. Plank is merely one of the many core stabilizing exercises in the repertoire. In order to really ioncrease core strength you are better off going for a wider variety of exercises than a single exercise. At a certain stage of any form of movement or exer...


What is a wall walk?

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its the the last exercise.  

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Sorry Loretta I wanted to put a link for that exercise and I forgot about it... there it is:


Why Beer Can Be Good For You

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There have been numerous studies over the years that show that drinking beer can be good for your heart, in particular it can reduce the risk of vascular diseases and lower the chances of being susceptible to a stroke. In fact, in May 1999, the Texas Southw...

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My mom bought my BF a cookbook that has beer in every recipe. They've all been delicious so far!


New to the Stay at home Moms getting fit Tribe? Start here!

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Welcome to the Stay at home Moms getting fit Tribe! We're all about sharing advice, asking questions, and generally chatting and catching up on all things 'Stay at home Moms getting fit' related. As you're new to the Tribe, why not add a quick post here to...

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Hi new to the tribe and this whole site really. Pretty much just seeking some form of sanity these days. I'm a SAHM of 3..5yr old boy with a full plate of school, speech therapy, OT, and t-ball, almost 3yr old girl who is wilder than ever and shocks me ever...


Concept 2 Cross-Team Challenge (CTC)

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I have created a Guide to the Concept 2 Cross-Team Challenge, more conveniently referred to as the CTC.  It would be great if members of this Indoor Rowing tribe took part. Although there are only two week's remaining of the April challenge, earlier today I...

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Half-way through the month and we currently have one boat floated and three in the second boat.  To get it floated we need two more, one of which needs to be a lightweight (male or female) and one a female. Again, calling out to those who have previously d...


Push ups: Are you doing them the right way?

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I’ve been doing them wrong for quite a while now, I guess because wide grip push ups are simply easier but now I want to re-train myself and leanr the “proper” technique and let me tell you, it is so much harder.  If you like me, opted for an easier opti...

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Great advice, thanks Loretta I hope the article clarified a few things and is going to help you with the technique.  One quick question out of curiosity:  which way are you doing push ups?  Yay, I can finally reply, sorry for the delay Loretta. My...


Belly Dance Videos

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I thought it be a great idea if everyone could share their favorite youtube or other videos of belly dancing. I love to follow videos in my own home instead of paying for a class whenever possible.

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Just found this site, seems to have lots and lots of videos and tips: I've just had a quick look, and it does have lots of simple explanations and demonstrations of many of the basi...


What is the cause of my tennis/bikers elbow?

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The past few months I get pain in my left elbow every time I'm cycling. I'm wondering is it because over stretching arm? Seat too low? It is so annoying as I really can't cycle for long because of it.

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Tennis elbow is usually from overtraining,ice your elbow freqeuntly during the days and ice it extra much after training,also refrain from all exercises that puts the outside of your elbow under stress for awhile,you can train them sort of exercises but ver...


Kill that muffin top

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This is a link to an excellent muffin top (love handles) busting work out!  :D

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Great suggestion, I will try it...feeling very guilty after eating choco nut left over Easter Egg ;( 


P90 90 Day Challenge

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I am starting a P90 90 Day Challenge on Monday April 20th, if anyone is interested in joining me on this journey.

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Sounds good, David. I don't do much of these programs, but I'm sure you'll find someone here willing to try it out.. All the best, have fun!


Updates please

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So how is everyone doing with his/her firsts? I would like to hear from you all :D

Does anyone know what the machine is knee i...

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I've gone thru the list of possible crunch exercises, but can't find anything similar.....suggestions???

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LOL Thanks, it seems like everyone goes towards of course curiousity, I had to check it out. I've used it a few times, don't really feel anything from it even after putting up to 100lbs on it. You would think it would be more harmful then useful...


Which obstacle would you love to try?

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So you have seen the awesomeness of American Ninja Warrior or Ninja Warrior UK or Sasuke right? So which of these awesome obstacles would you love to try out?

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I'm game for the floating walls, or the Pole grasper or... well, I'd love to try it all


Let's get the Tribesport spirit back on track

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YOU LOT LET'S GET THIS COMMUNITY BACK ROCKIN' AGAIN!!! I'll put my hands up and say I've been rather slack with engaging with the Tribesports community for a while. SORRY. Let's not let this damn fine motivational community fade into the shadows. Post t...

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Spot on Marco!


the start

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i dont think i am anywere near as fit as i would need to be to start this , do you think i should start a differnet form of training before i start this , as i would like to see this all the way to the end

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I agree with Christopher. Start by doing what your body allows you to, see how far you can go. With time and patience, you'll be able to increase your overall strength and stamina and challenge yourself for more reps, sets and harder exercises!


What's a good app for leading and logging workouts with m...

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Hi all, I am moving away and have started to workout at home with my sister, we are on a get fit drive and know we will fall off the wagon if we aren't competing with each other! Do you know of any apps which lead you through a 'class' and can then be compa...

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Sine you are already here in the tribesports community I would say to do the tribesports app, but you can also try workout trainer by skimble app for a lot of workouts and depending on how hardcore you are maybe freeletics app


Protein powder

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I received some whey protein powder, I want to give it a try to get fitter and hopefully to get lighter for running further and climbing higher !!! I'll come back to you to let you know. I'll keep track daily/weekly about it. If someone has any advices, kno...

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Be sure to get one that contains whey along with other proteins such as casein, egg or soy. These can be used at any time of the day to provide both fast- and slow-digesting proteins to supply amino acids in both a quick blast and steadily over several hour...